During a sluggish first period, a difficult second period, and a tense third period, there were few signs the New York Rangers would be able to hold off the Boston Bruins and extend their season for at least one more...>>
During a sluggish first period, a difficult second period, and a tense third period, there were few signs the New York Rangers would be able to hold off the Boston Bruins and extend their season for at least one more game.>>
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose...>>
Jonathan Quick saved his best save for the final minute, sliding deftly across his crease and snagging Joe Pavelski's shot from point-blank range to the grateful gasps of the Los Angeles Kings' sellout crowd.>>
Jakub Kindl scored on a power play in the second period, Daniel Cleary had an empty-net goal and Jimmy Howard made 27 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings hold on for a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on...>>
Jimmy Howard kept Jonathan Toews in his misery, making three saves against the struggling star to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Thursday night in Game 4 of the second round series to put the...>>
Blake Gal's goal 34 seconds into overtime lifted the Spokane Chiefs to a 3-2 overtime win over the Tri City Americans Saturday night in Kennewick. The win was the Chiefs 5th straight victory and 10th in their last 11 games.
Tri City jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a Connor Rankin power play goal late in the first period. Spokane would tie the game on Jeremy McIntosh's first WHL goal at 12:34 of the second period on assists from Mikulas Rimmel and Dylan Walchuk. Walchuk would give the Chiefs a 2-1 lead at 5:55 of the third period on a power play goal from Brenden Kichton and goalie Garret Hughson. Tri City's Justin Feser would tie the game 1:59 later to even the game at two and sent it to overtime.
Kichton would key a 2 on 1 rush in OT, with his shot stopped by goalie Troy Trombley. The rebound came right out to the stick of Gal, who banged home his 17th goal of the year, and his 4th game winner. Hughson picked up his 6th straight win in net with 24 saves as Spokane took the season series 7-3-2. It also marked the third time the two teams went to overtime this year, and all three decided in the first minute of OT, as Tri City won 2 of the 3.
The Chiefs will close out the regular season Sunday at 5pm in Portland against the Winterhawks. Mike Boyle will have the call on 1510 KGA beginning with the pre-game show at 4:30pm.
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The Spokane Chiefs will host games three and four of the WHL Playoff's Western Conference Semi Finals in the Spokane Arena on Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00pm. >>
The Spokane Chiefs will host games three and four of the WHL Playoff's Western Conference Semi Finals in the Spokane Arena on Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now.